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9 December 2016

Switzerland adopts National Action Plan to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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14 November 2016

Commentary: Proposed binding treaty on business & human rights could be counterpoint to intl. investment agreements

Author: Adam Parsons, Share the World's Resources (UK)

"The Struggle Continues for a Binding Treaty to #StopCorporateAbuse", 5 Nov 2016...

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7 November 2016
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Author: stopcorporateimpunity.org

“Construyendo un tratado sobre Derechos Humanos y transnacionales en la ONU: Avances para detener la impunidad corporativa”...

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15 August 2016

China: 46 global business groups urge Chinese govt. to revise draft cybersecurity law, saying it would harm trade

"In a letter addressed to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, 46 global business groups...urged Beijing to revise its draft cyber rules, which they said would hamper trade…They say the draft regulations, as well as cyber rules from China’s insurance regulator,...

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5 April 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could limit access to affordable medicines, says academic

Author: Brook K. Baker, Northeastern Univ. School of Law, on PLOS Medicine (USA)

"Trans-Pacific Partnership Provisions in Intellectual Property, Transparency, and Investment Chapters Threaten Access to Medicines in the US and Elsewhere", 8 Mar 2016...

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26 February 2016

WTO ruling against India's protections for solar industry increases concerns about Trans-Pacific Partnership

Author: Ben Walsh, Huffington Post (USA)

"The WTO Gave Environmentalists A New Reason To Oppose The TPP"...

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2 February 2016
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22 January 2016

Public Eye Awards stops "most irresponsible company" vote as advocates say World Economic Forum is losing legitimacy

Author: Samuel Oakford, Vice News

"This Year in Davos, Opponents Aren't Even Bothering to Protest", 20 Jan 2016...

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19 January 2016
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9 January 2016

The planet will lose every time that business calls the shots

Author: Dr. Robin Russell-Jones, Bert Schouwenburg, John Airs, Guardian (UK)

…[I]magine a scenario in 2030, whereby…companies are extracting shale gas and/or shale oil in the UK and Lord Deben’s [independent UK C]ommittee [on Climate Change] announced that further extraction was incompatible with the Climate Change Act, which...

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